Thursday, October 03, 2013

US Government Shutdown: Speaking Truth To The Crazy...

...By The Craziest Of Them All

Catherine Thompson of Talking Points Memo has the story. Here's her lede:

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) on Wednesday said she wasn't worried about Republicans caving to pressure to end the government shutdown because "this is about the happiest" she's seen her conservative colleagues in a long time...

{snippety doodle-dandy}

..."This is about the happiest I've seen members in a long time, because we see we are starting to win this dialogue on a national level," she said.

As the House debated a short-term government funding bill over the weekend, Bachmann told the Washington Examiner that she and other conservatives didn't fear a government shutdown because they viewed it as a chance to block Obamacare...


Meanwhile,  Jay Rosen (whose 'Press Think' is now on the Blogcrawl) gets to the heart of the matter about the real reason this special brand of 'Ted Cruz Crazy' just keeps on keepin' on (gettin' worse).


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